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Archive for September, 2011

Anyone can wear a white coat, but not everyone is board certified in plastic surgery.

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American Society of Plastic Surgeons Press Release – “New Laws, TV Ads Expose White Coat Deception

DENVER–The world's largest organization of board-certified* plastic surgeons is taking action to warn patients to investigate their doctor's qualifications before undergoing plastic surgery procedures. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons† (ASPS) is launching a new public safety campaign on the heels of a string of incidents involving plastic surgeries gone wrong during procedures performed by […]

Editorial: Limit who can do cosmetic surgery

There was a recent article written in USA Today discussing the dangers having cosmetic surgery by a doctor that is not board certified* in plastic surgery.  We always encourage our patients to do their homework and be sure that they have their procedures performed by a surgeon board certified* in plastic surgery. http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/editorials/story/2011-09-20/cosmetic-surgery-investigation/50483066/1 * = Certified […]

Some non-plastic-surgeons disciplined for disastrous results

There was a recent article written in USA Today discussing the dangers having cosmetic surgery by a doctor that is not board certified* in plastic surgery.  We always encourage our patients to do their homework and be sure that they have their procedures performed by a surgeon board certified* in plastic surgery. http://www.usatoday.com/money/perfi/basics/story/2011-09-13/disastrous-cosmetic-surgery-cases/50395426/1 * = Certified […]

Lack of training can be deadly in cosmetic surgery

There was a recent article written in USA Today discussing the dangers having cosmetic surgery by a doctor that is not board certified* in plastic surgery.  We always encourage our patients to do their homework and be sure that they have their procedures performed by a surgeon board certified* in plastic surgery. http://www.usatoday.com/money/perfi/basics/story/2011-09-13/cosmetic-surgery-investigation/50395494/1 * = Certified […]